Definition of circumnavigator in English:

circumnavigator

noun

  • See circumnavigate

    • ‘Our great circumnavigator is known in Chile as a pirate and a murderer.’
    • ‘The Weems Plotter combined a protractor, straight edge and parallel rule, and is still one of the most basic tools for any recreational boater of circumnavigator.’
    • ‘Part of the premises was once occupied by Agnes Harker, sister of famous circumnavigator Captain Cook.’
    • ‘James Cook was a circumnavigator and is credited with discovering many faraway places.’
    • ‘Through that brief alliance, Dudley became related to the famous circumnavigator Thomas Cavendish.’

Pronunciation

circumnavigator

/ˌsəːkəmˈnavɪɡeɪtə/